House Science, Space and Technology Energy Subcommittee and Research and Technology Subcommittee joint hearing on “American Leadership in Quantum Technology.” Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. Place: 2318 Rayburn Bldg. Witnesses: Carl Williams, acting director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Physical Measurement Laboratory Jim Kurose, assistant director of the National Science Foundation’s Computer and Information Science and Engineering Directorate John Stephen Binkley, acting director of science in the Energy Department Scott Crowder, vice president and CTO for quantum computing in the IBM Systems Group Christopher Monroe, professor in the University of Maryland’s Department of Physics, and founder and chief scientist at IonQ, Inc. Supratik Guha, director of the Argonne National Laboratory’s Nanoscience and Technology Division and professor in the University of Chicago’s Institute for Molecular Engineering
House Oversight and Government Reform Government Operations Subcommittee and Health Care, Benefits and Administrative Rules Subcommittee joint hearing on “Regulatory Reform Task Forces Check-In.” Date: Tuesday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. Place: 2154 Rayburn Bldg. Witnesses: TBA
Senate Environment and Public Works Committee markup to vote on the nominations of Michael Dourson to be assistant EPA administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention; William Wehrum to be assistant EPA administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation; Matthew Leopold to be assistant EPA administrator for the Office of General Counsel; David Ross to be assistant EPA administrator for the Office of Water; Paul Trombino III to be administrator for the Federal Highway Administration in the Transportation Department; and Jeffery Baran to be a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Date Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. Place 406 Dirksen Bldg.
House Natural Resources Committee hearing on “Empowering State Based Management Solutions for Greater Sage Grouse Recovery.” Date: Wednesday, Oct. 25, 10 a.m. Place: 1324 Longworth Bldg.
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on “Examine Cyber Technology and Energy Infrastructure.” Date: Thursday, Oct. 26, 9:45 a.m. Place: 366 Dirksen Bldg. Witnesses: TBA